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Wimberley Glass Works

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Address: 6469 Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: 512-393-3316
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Wimberley Glass Works is the premier custom blown-glass light designer in...
Wimberley Glass Works is the premier custom blown-glass light designer in Texas, ready to craft the perfect art piece for your home or office. The glassblowing demonstrations are Wednesday thru Saturday from approximately 10:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 4:30.
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Sparkling Creations

This glassworks is fascinating. As you approach, you glimpse workers handling raw materials by the ovens. The showroom is stunning with its gleaming finished lamps, bowls, vases... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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71 reviews 71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This glassworks is fascinating. As you approach, you glimpse workers handling raw materials by the ovens. The showroom is stunning with its gleaming finished lamps, bowls, vases, flowers & jewelry. Impressive photos of corporate projects line the walls just before the oven viewing area. Glass facts are posted to educate viewers to the process. The glass handlers are skilled &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stopped because I love glass. The glass on display is a delight for your eyes. The pieces are works of art. If you are looking for a showpiece this is the place. The studio itself is not that big but all the pieces are beautifully displayed. Of course you must make time to see the glass blowers create these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Came here to see the art of glass blowing and it was excellent. The 3 person team helped each other in the intense heat and technique of creating beautiful works pf art in blown glass. It was March and not very hot but I commented on how they were not even sweating. One of the artisans explained that in the... More 

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Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

You just need to visit Wimberley and everything there. It is beautiful. Try the Wimberley Cafe for Friday Catfish special.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Seeing this place on Daytripper is what made me want to visit Wimberley in the first place. We arrived about 10 minutes before they opened. My son and I were watching a man shovel glass into the fire for melting. The man and woman back there, with their "I'm cooler than you" attitudes, were giving us such contemptuous looks that... More 

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Leicester
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127 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Spent 45 minutes watching the genius of actual glassblowing which gave a brief insight to how quality items of glass are produced and refined for retail sale by a number of local artists. The shop displays a significant number of glass items all made on the premises. I am not expert enough to know if they were worth the prices... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My husband and I stopped at Wimberley Glass works on a rainy Saturday morning right after 10am. We spent about 30 minutes there before heading to a winery, and are very happy we went. We watched the full demo, from the artist laying out gold leaf to color the piece, to forming the final lip on a gorgeous vase. He... More 

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Houston, Texas
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped here on a recent trip to the Texas Hill Country. Fascinating place - amazing to watch the glass blowing by the artists. This was probably my favorite excursion of our whole trip.

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Calgary, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What a place! Work studio and shop in one location. We were there on a Sunday and spent well over an hour watching the craftspeople/artisans working their magic on their own pieces. Honestly, if anyone knows how glass pieces are made, they would be pretty hard pressed to complain about the price!! Then the shop. Oh, my, the glass pieces... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We enjoyed looking around the gallery area, but found the prices were high on the pieces. But it was fun to look at the creations.

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